Archive: MMA NEWS

Sep 2, 2011 10:05 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos SantosTo Headline First UFC Event On FOX

UFC President, Dana White announced today on the special media conference call that UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez will defend his title against number one contender, Junior dos Santos live on the first ever UFC on FOX scheduled for November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim California. “We want to deliver to our partners...

Sep 2, 2011 9:12 am

Who's Going To Headline The First UFC On FOX??? Find Out Here Within The Hour

BJPENN.COM has been invited to participate on a special conference call with Dana White this afternoon at 1p.m. ET to reveal the much speculated, first ever, main event to be broadcast on the FOX network. As soon as the call goes down we will update this thread with the latest news surrounding the event and...

Sep 2, 2011 9:02 am

Strikeforce Challengers 20 Set For Nov 18 in Las Vegas

Yesterday we reported a matchup between rising star Ronda Rousey and Canadian prospect Julia Budd had been set for a yet-to-be-announced November Strikeforce card. Today we have further details which will pair the two on the Strikeforce Challengers 20 show set for Nov. 18 live from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las...

Sep 2, 2011 8:54 am

Main Card Official For "UFC 137:St-Pierre vs. Diaz"

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is riding a five-year, nine-fight winning streak that has seen the 30-year-old Canadian defeat the likes of Matt Hughes, Jon Fitch, BJ Penn, Josh Koscheck (twice) and Jake Shields. Along the way, the Montreal native has captivated fans worldwide with his explosive takedowns and dominant performances inside the Octagon. On...

Sep 1, 2011 11:10 pm

UFC Primetime Special Airs On Fox October 30

UFC Primetime is set to return this fall, but this time from its new home on the Fox network. The special has been used many times in the past as a vehicle to promote some of the biggest main events in UFC history, and the UFC is pulling out all the stops for its network...

Sep 1, 2011 2:56 pm

World Kickboxing Champion Cosmo Alexander Joins Bellator's Lightweight Roster

After an incredibly successful kickboxing career, lightweight sensation Cosmo “Good Boy” Alexander has signed a long-term promotional agreement with Bellator Fighting Championships and will make his promotional debut at Bellator 52 in Lake Charles, Louisiana on October 1st. Currently training alongside former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans and K-1 veteran Tyrone Spong in Florida,...

Sep 1, 2011 9:52 am

Rousey Returns Against Budd In November

Top female MMA prospect, Ronda Rousey has booked her latest gig inside the cage and it comes in the form of Canadian prospect Julia Budd. Strikeforce officials announced the matchup this afternoon but did not commit to an exact date or location. However they did say the contest will likely take place on a yet-to-be-announced...

Sep 1, 2011 9:43 am

Yamamoto vs. Page Removed from UFC 135

In what has become almost a daily injury report, the latest card to receive a shift in roster is September’s UFC 135. Bantamweights Norifumi Yamamoto and Damacio Page who were expected to face off on the evenings preliminary portion of the card have been forced to withdraw due to injuries. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage”...